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The Well-Connected Bath

The NewHomeSource Blog writer Patricia Garcia chatted with me about the growing connectedness of bathrooms. We’re not just talking about consumers using phones while in the bathroom – fixtures, radios and a host of other devices can all be controlled remotely. showers are customizable to each person, shower with sound coming directly from the showerhead […]

Create a pro-style kitchen in your home

Mary Boone, writing for Zillow and Fox News, penned a really smart article on giving your remodeled kitchen that pro-style look. You’ll note even with a more traditional cabinetry style that you’re likely to find in Hershey or Carlisle, it’s still a great look. Touchless faucets, restaurant-style sprayer, pro-style sink with a deep, wide bowl […]

A New Sheen in the Kitchen as the Shine of Stainless Fades

NYSE’s Big Stage blog writer, Susan Caminiti, focused in on the changing tastes in appliances.  She asked me what I thought about the new slate of appliance colors coming from manufacturers.  Here are some takeaways from the article. warmer, more family-friendly feel in the kitchen. for those folks who don’t want the look of a […]

Kitchen Trends Written in Stone

The Journal New’s Christine Gritmon interviewed me and several others on the topic of countertop surfaces. Her focus was on granite and marble counters, but she also discussed alternative materials. How do you decide on a countertop material; where should you buy it; and who should install it? Consider aesthetics, lifestyle and maintenance Journal […]

NKBA president discusses 2014 co-location of KBIS and IBS, and Design and Construction Week

Ashlei Williams of the Plumbing and HVAC trade journal, The Wholesaler, asked for my insights into the combination of KBIS and Design and Construction Week. Here are my primary thoughts. Las Vegas Convention Center, where the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and International Builders’ Show will co-locate on February 4-6. key focus is fostering […]